Friday, September 10, 2021

Festivals & Holidays in Uzbekistan

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New Year’s Day, January 1st (Yangi Yi Bayrami)

International Women’s Day is observed on March 8th (Xalqaro Xotin-Qizlar Kuni)

Navroz (Persian New Year) (Navro’z Bayrami) is celebrated on March 21.

May 9 is Remembrance Day, Peace Day, or Liberation Day (Xotira va Qadirlash Kuni), commemorating the participation of Uzbek troops in the Soviet army and the death of 500.000 Uzbek soldiers during World War II.

Independence Day (Mustaqillik Kuni) is celebrated on September 1 to commemorate the declaration of independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.

Teachers’ Day (O’qituvchi va Murabbiylar Kuni) is celebrated on October 1.

Dec. 8 is Constitution Day (Konstitutsiya Kuni), commemorating the promulgation of Uzbekistan’s first constitution in 1992.